The UK mine design team took first place at annual student design competition held during the SME Annual Conference & Expo in Denver, CO. This is the second year in a row that the UK team won first place.
Sustainability and coal mining don't typically go hand in hand, but a project at the University of Kentucky is offering an opportunity to bring the two together.
Mining engineering professor Rick Honaker recently launched a pilot-scale processing plant aimed at recovering rare-earth elements from coal and its byproducts in Webster County.
Both will be recognized at the SME 2019 Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference in Denver, Colorado, February 24-27, 2019.
Both organizations will be recognized at the SME 2019 Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference in Denver, Colorado, February 24-27, 2019.
The $223,000 award will support Agioutantis’ investigation into pillar design and stability with integrated pillar load and opening convergence in mines.
Mining engineering graduate students Ravi Ray (Ph.D.) and Brooklynn Yonts (MS) were recently awarded $1,500 scholarships for the Fall 2018 semester.
The contests will be held August 20-23 in Lexington.
The purpose of the University Research Professorship program is to recognize and publicize research accomplishments of scholars across the full range of disciplines at UK.
This year’s mining engineering graduates were recognized at the 36th annual Mining Awards Dinner April 28, 2018 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa in Lexington, Kentucky.